Why do Jews read grieving Kaddish at the funeral? Why do Jews read Kaddish, crying at a funeral? The Kaddish prayer of death is one of the most famous prayers during and after the burial service
It is important to remember that, like Catholics, we often criticize other religions, because we pray for the deceased. It is often overlooked that Christianity not only opened one day, its roots can be found in the Jewish religion and practice of the temple. The Jewish practice of praying for the dead can be found in the original Hebrew text of the Old Testament. Moreover, Jesus Christ, the founder of Christianity, came to this world as a Jew, and was raised and practiced the Jewish traditions according to 2 Mk 12: 44 because if I had not expected the fallen ones to rise, it would be futile and foolish to pray for them in death, the prayer for the resurrection of the dead was already accepted by Jewish practice. Continue reading “The Kaddish Prayer Of Death”
New excavations at the famous settlement Gobekli-Tepeshowed that the inhabitants of Turkey of the Stone Age worshiped the skulls of dead people, which they covered with abstract patterns and lines, according to an article published in the journal Science Advances.
The Neolithic people who lived in the south of Anatolia and the Levant paid special attention to the skulls of people, kept them in special places and decorated them with soft tissues and paints. Recently, similar skulls were found in Gobekli-Tepe, and their role and function remained the subject of debate among Scientists, writes Julia Gresky of the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin.
Gobekli-Tepe, as well as several other sites of ancient people in Anatolia, such as Chatal-Guyuk and Tepejik-Chiftlik, are today considered to be one of the oldest traces of the existence of the first rudiments of civilization, religion and culture on Earth. Excavations, which scientists have been carrying out here since the 1960s, helped uncover many details of how agriculture arose, the first cities and art, and showed that states and the vertical of power had not existed approximately 8-9 thousand years ago. Continue reading “Ancient people of Turkey worshiped the skulls”
The term “Civilization” is usually applied to peoples whose culture has already reached a certain level of development. This level is characterized by the invention of writing, the creation of a calendar, and the development of large public entities, such as settlements and cities, with a well-organized management system (administration), codes of law and monumental architecture.
A lot of time has passed since man achieved what we call civilized society.
At first man, like animals was in a wild state. He did not speak, and only used what he could find for food. Later people began to live collectives, learned how to obtain fire, and later learned how to make tools and hunt. Man learned to make pottery for cooking, began to live in tribes, could move from one place to another. Continue reading “What Is Civilization And How Do We Find Out About Them?”
Huge structures of blocks of stones are called megaliths. They are considered the most mysterious among other mysteries of nature. Despite the fact that the megaliths of Russia are a legacy of an ancient civilization, they have not been studied by Russian scientists. Most of them were found in the territory of Kamchatka and Siberia.
For example, about 200 kilometers from the village travelers accidentally stumbled upon amazing stone blocks of cylindrical shape. After their signal about an incredible find, a group of archaeologists soon went for research. Continue reading “The Heritage of Ancient Civilization”
Mesopotamia is one of the most important centers of world civilization and ancient urban culture. Pioneers on the path to creating this culture were the Sumerians, whose achievements were mastered and developed further by the Babylonians and Assyrians. The origins of Mesopotamian culture date back to the IV millennium BC. When cities began to emerge. For a long period of its existence, it had internal unity, continuity of traditions, inseparable connection of its organic components.
The initial stages of the Mesopotamian culture were marked by the invention of a kind of letter that later turned into a cuneiform script. It was cuneiform writing that was the core of the Mesopotamian civilization, which unified all its aspects and allowed to preserve traditions. Continue reading “Culture and Art of Ancient Mesopotamia”
In Syria, wherever antecedent was placed in geographical region, the Russian archaeologists have found a singular painting town, maybe the oldest within the world. Residents have preserved it till higher times, as if hoping therefore to pass some valuable data to future generations.
Tigris and river has invariably attracted the eye of archaeologists and historians from round the world. this is often not stunning, because it was here, believed to be regarding 6000 years past there was the primary civilization:. Continue reading “Mysterious ancient town of Tel Hasan”
The unusual behavior of a star located at a distance of 1480 light years from Earth, may indicate the presence of an alien civilization. This hypothesis, astronomers have suggested on the basis of observations from space observatory Kepler.
They now plan to study the strange behavior of the star using the directional signal of a powerful telescope. Preliminary results of the study presented in the journal arXiv preprint and short of it according to The Atlantic. Continue reading “Alien civilization from a distant star”
There are many versions about the origin of humanity, in addition to the traditional Darwinian theory of the evolution of primates. A very popular theory that we are – the descendants of extraterrestrial aliens, alien hybrids and ancient Aboriginal or all artificially bred individuals of the same aliens. But there is another hypothesis underground…
The founder of this theory did not some UFO-fan, and eminent scientist, geologist, corresponding member of several academies Michael Buranchuk. This happened back in 1927. Continue reading “Civilization has come out of the ground?”
During excavations in the territory of South Korean scientists have discovered an ancient tomb in which a woman was buried with unusually elongated skull.
Burial belongs to the era of the kingdom of Silla (57 BC – 935 AD). Despite the powerful influence of the kingdom to the modern culture of the Republic of Korea, the scientists very rarely come across intact burial of the time (poorly preserved skeletons in local soils). However, in 2013, archaeologists were lucky: during excavations on the territory of ancient capital of Silla in one of the coffins they found the bones of middle-aged women in top condition. Continue reading “An ancient burial of a woman”
Scientists came to the conclusion that India civilization was preceded by ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and was based on 2,5 thousand earlier than expected.
A team of scientists analyzed the fragments of pottery and animal remains that have been found in India, we came to the conclusion that India civilization was based on 2,500 years earlier than expected. Continue reading “The most ancient civilization in the world”